Hieracium sabaudum

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Hieracium sabaudum
Hieracium sabaudum flower head.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Genus: Hieracium
Species: H. sabaudum
Binomial name
Hieracium sabaudum
L.
Synonyms[1]

Hieracium sabaudum, also known as New England hawkweed, European hawkweed or a Savoy hawkweed,[2] is a European species of plants in the dandelion tribe within the sunflower family. It is native to Europe but has become naturalized in parts of North America. In Canada, it grows in British Columbia, Québec, and Nova Scotia. In the United States, it has been found in Washington State in the Northwest as well as Wisconsin and the Northeast (from Maine to Ohio). The species is considered a noxious weed in Washington state.[2]

Habitat and distribution[edit]

The plant can be found growing in the fields, roadsides and forests, and usually in well-drained soil.[2]

Common names[edit]

English: New England hawkweed, European king devil

French: épervíère de Savoie[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Plant List, Hieracium sabaudum L.
  2. ^ a b c "European hawkweed". King County.org. Retrieved 4 October 2012. 
  3. ^ "Hieracium sabaudum". Henriette's Herbal Homepage. Henriette Kress. Retrieved 2007-12-19. 

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